FERNANDINHO had a sprinkle of magic during his warm-up against Real Madrid.
The Brazilian was loosening up at the Bernabeu during half-time of Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final second leg.
But the midfielder got more than he bargained for after running right into a sprinkler, that went off in his face.
Ever the veteran, Fernandinho played it off and continued his preparations, making sure to avoid further accidents.
City travelled to the Spanish capital with a 4-3 lead following a thrilling first leg.
And things picked up rather quickly as Aymeric Laporte went down clutching his face after SLAPPING Real Madrid’s Luka Modric.
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Players from both teams were surrounding the referee when Vinicius Junior barged into Laporte.
The defender then rather theatrically went to the floor but only after giving Modric a little slap.
Tottenham’s former midfielder was then left furious after the 6ft 3in centre-back fell to the floor.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand referenced Laporte’s slap by posting a shocked and hand emojis.
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Interestingly, Real released their starting line up TWO HOURS before kick off.
Team news is usually revealed an hour before the scheduled start.
But it was brought forward by Carlo Ancelotti amid suspicions of a dressing-room mole.